Hotel Le Grand Monarque
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... We went to visit the Museum of the area, but it is closed for refurbishment. We looked around at some other bunkers and an old fort from the 1880's that is still there. By the time we were done, it has stopped raining.
Tomorrow we are going to visit the citadel in town and then head for our next stop Reims, which is where the Germans signed the document of surrender to end ...
Breakfast this morning was the absolute best so far. I wish we had taken a photo of the magnificent spread that Simone and Philippe had set up. Beautiful fresh fruits and stewed fruits as well as home made jams and by far the best croissants we've had anywhere. We could have stayed for hours, eating our way through the day however we needed to head off to the champagne region to our next accommodation. We picked our next place based on not much except ...
... Their attention to detail and cleanliness leaves a lot to be desired,
especially when it comes to their toilet and shower facilities.
French people squat………..not cool. The showers are generally
dirty and also shared by both sexes. Not really what we are used to, especially
coming out of the perfection of Switzerland.
However we survived and since we weren’t intending to ...
A wonderful sleep and down to breakfast, joined by the other guests. One German couple and another couple from the Netherlands. A lovely big dining area with a huge table. Tasted some of the local Mirabelle juice. Mirabelles are a small plum and this area is famous for their Mirabelle products. On the road to Le Quesnoy with the first stop at a huge battlefield. The ...
Saturday 16 AugustThe campsite management at Camping La Paille Haute arrived at 09:30 with a Toyota
4x4, to pull us off our pitch. We now know we must never to enter a pitch nose first when
the ground is soft - but we were not the only ones to be rescued that morning!